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All seminars begin at 3:30 pm in the Collins Building, room 2-178 (auditorium)
Pre-seminar refreshments will be provided in the lobby at 3:15 p.m. (Please remember no food or drinks are allowed in the auditorium)
Wednesday, September 19
Weird Tales of Spider Sex. When your mate would rather eat you than greet you.
Eleanor Spicer Rice, Ph.D.
Senior Science Editor, Verdant Word
Learn more about Dr. Rice
Wednesday, October 17
Joshua G. Pierce, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Associate Director, Emerging and Infectious Diseases Program
NC State University
Wednesday, November 14
Christine Darden, Ph.D.
Retired from NASA Langley Research Center
Read the article Christine Darden Is One of NASA’s ‘Hidden Figures’
Past Science Seminar Topics
Global Healthcare: They will speak about their efforts towards improving healthcare in resource-limited locations.
Microbial Community Composition and Structure in Environmental Samples
Harry Potter and the Genetics of Wizarding
The Impact of 50,000 Seagulls on Nutrient Loading to Jordan Lake
Genetic Engineering in the Zika Mosquito
Engineered Tissues and Organs: The Confluence of Biomedicine and Manufacturing Technologies
Experimental Models Used to Predict Compound Activity in Human Skin
The CRISPR craze: from adaptive immunity to the genome editing revolution
Exploring the primate skin microbiome with citizen scientists
Gut Feelings for Eating Disorders: The Role for Intestinal Microbiota in Anorexia Nervosa
Environmental and Health Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in the Peruvian Amazon
Giving Sea Turtles a Second Chance with Reconstructive Surgery
Drinking Water Treatment: What Happens from Source to Tap
The Science of Smell
Understanding of Functional Textiles and High Strength Fibers
The Buzz about Bees and Social Entrepreneurship